SENTIENT is a short film following NOAH ( 6 ) a young child who is staying with his/her conservative and religious grandparents, JOSEPH & MARLENE ( 65+ ) on their farm during the pandemic. After a divine event takes place before a lamb’s slaughter, horror ensues for the family.
NOAH: 5 – 9 years old. all genders. Noah is a young child who is staying with his/her conservative grandparents during the pandemic on their farm. After being there for sometime, Noah learns where the meat from dinner comes from. After Noah experiences a divine incident with a lamb before it’s slaughter, horror ensues for the family.
JOSEPH: 60 – 85+. Male. Joseph is a fundamentalist christian. He was born and raised on a farm. He learnt how to slaughter animals starting at the age of 6. Joseph believes he has to toughen up his grandchild while he stays with them during the pandemic.
MARLENE: 60 – 85+. Female. Marlene is a fundamentalist christian, although less so than Joseph. She is very much the head of the household. Marlene can hold her own on the farm, but she’s more useful at overseeing the family’s finances.
Will PM sides upon request!
The production will be Covid-19 Compliant.
Shoot Dates: Saturday October 17th and Sunday 18th, 2020
2 Locations: Orange County and TBD
MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH FARM ANIMALS.